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To Candle or not to Candle, that’s the Question…

During the incubation process, eggs are candled to determine the number of infertile eggs and eggs with dead embryos, together indicated as ‘clears’. This can be done as early as day 5 - 6 of incubation by an individual candling light, but it is time consuming and the risk of candling errors (e.g. accidentally removal

By |2020-01-23T17:49:18+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Managing Fertility: Good breeding Practices

The percentage of fertile eggs is one of the most important parameters influencing the economic performance of a breeder flock. An embryo can of course only develop from a fertile egg. Fertilization takes place – and thus can only be influenced on - the breeder farm. When we consider fertility, we usually think of the

By |2020-01-05T16:31:37+00:00January 5th, 2020|Knowledge center|0 Comments